Ashes to Go and Lent Resources

This year Ash Wednesday is on February 10. We've put together some resources for Ash Wendesday, Ashes to Go and Lent. 

Ashes to Go

Ashes to Go is an opportunity to offer (and receive) ashes in the community. Last year worshipping communities visited ferry terminals, university campuses and busy streets. 

This year we have the following worshipping communities participating:

City Time Location Church
Bainbridge Island TBC TBC St Barnabas
Bremerton 4:50-7:30 a.m. Bremerton Ferry Dock St Paul
Everett 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Colby Ave and Hewitt Ave Trinity
Kent from 8 a.m.  Kent Transit Center St James
Seattle, University District 2-4 p.m. University of Washington, Red Square Christ Church
Olympia 7:30-9 a.m. and 4-5:30 p.m. Island Market 3403 Steamboat Island Rd NW St Christopher
Vancouver 4:30-5:30 p.m. Cnr 10th St and Ellsworth Rd Good Shepherd


Please contact the Communications team ( to be added to the list. All a-frame signs have been allocated, but if you have one and are not participating in Ashes to Go this year, please let us know so we can reallocate it. Ashes to Go is also a great photo opportunity and you may choose to invite the media. Please use the attached press release template. If you have any questions, please contact Bianca Smith,

Lent Resources

Growing a Rule of Life - SSJE
Lent Madness
Simple Changes for Lent - ECWW
Walk the Path of Lent - Episcopal Relief and Development - English - Spanish
Living Well Through Lent - Living Compass
Journey into Wholeness - Mustard Seed Associates